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Amdahl Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name from any of several places named Amdal. The second element of the place name is clearly da(h)l ‘valley’; the first may be from alm ‘elm’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Omdahl, Dahl, Sandahl, Sundahl, Andal, Nordahl, Urdahl, Erdahl

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Amdahl Family Origin

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Amdahl Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Amdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Amdahl's were Farmers.

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Amdahl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Amdahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amdahl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 170 immigration records available for the last name Amdahl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 288 military records available for the last name Amdahl. For the veterans among your Amdahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amdahl Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Amdahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Amdahl in 1958 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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